Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake


2011-01-19-02-51-05_p1030845_nong-han-kumphawapi-lake.jpg  Patches of red lotus grow in Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake.these grow in the areas of permanent water.

Patches of red lotus grow in Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

Patches of red lotus grow in Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake. these grow in the areas of permanent water.


2011-01-19-02-36-08_p1030840_nong-han-kumphawapi-lake.jpg  Although there are many birds feeding in the lake and surrounding fields, they are quite hard to photograph!

Man birds at Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

Although there are many birds feeding in the lake and surrounding fields, they are quite hard to photograph!


2011-01-19-02-36-08_p1030841_nong-han-kumphawapi-lake.jpg  These two birds are flying away from the camera, with long legs trailing behind. probably white herons.

White herons at Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

These two birds are flying away from the camera, with long legs trailing behind. probably white herons.


2011-01-19-02-50-43_p1030842_nong-han-kumphawapi-lake.jpg  Pools of deeper water are filled with red lotus plants.Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

The lake is a huge wetland area Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

Pools of deeper water are filled with red lotus plants. Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake


2011-01-19-02-51-00_p1030844_nong-han-kumphawapi-lake.jpg  The red lotus give a red tinge to the pools of this wetland area. Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

Red lotus at Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

The red lotus give a red tinge to the pools of this wetland area. Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake


2011-01-19-02-51-15_p1030846_nong-han-kumphawapi-lake.jpg  Quite large flocks of migratory wading birds descend on the lake in December and January Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

Flocks of wading birds at Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

Quite large flocks of migratory wading birds descend on the lake in December and January Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake


2011-01-19-02-55-36_p1030847_nong-han-kumphawapi-lake.jpg  Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake


2011-01-19-02-56-06_p1030848_nong-han-kumphawapi-lake.jpg  Large flocks of waterbirds arrive for the winter.Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

Large flocks of waterbirds arrive for the winter at Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

Large flocks of waterbirds arrive for the winter. Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake


2011-01-19-03-04-23_p1030849_nong-han-kumphawapi-lake.jpg  Groups of white herons sit high on the trees.Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

White herons roost on the trees round the lake. Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

Groups of white herons sit high on the trees. Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake


2011-01-19-03-04-35_p1030850_nong-han-kumphawapi-lake.jpg  The view changes all the time as we cycle round the lake.Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

Views of Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

The view changes all the time as we cycle round the lake. Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake


2011-01-19-03-26-28_p1030851_nong-han-kumphawapi-lake.jpg  Buffalo swimming out to pastures in the Nong Han - Kumphawapi Lake

Buffalo in Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

Buffalo swimming out to pastures in the Nong Han - Kumphawapi Lake


l8zommiioxivideo.jpg  As the water level drops in Nong Han extensive pasture grows on the mud and the buffalo are brought each day to swim out to these pastures. Some remain in the water feeding on the water lillies.

Video of buffalo swimming in Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

As the water level drops in Nong Han extensive pasture grows on the mud and the buffalo are brought each day to swim out to these pastures. Some remain in the water feeding on the water lillies.


2011-01-19-04-01-03_p1030852_nong-han-kumphawapi-lake.jpg  There are some quite large areas of red lotus in the Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

A bright red splash of red lotus at Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

There are some quite large areas of red lotus in the Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake


2011-01-19-04-37-49_p1030853_nong-han-kumphawapi-lake.jpg  The red lotus area is becoming quite a tourist attraction for the lakeside villages.Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

Views of the red lotus area of the lake. Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

The red lotus area is becoming quite a tourist attraction for the lakeside villages. Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake


2011-01-19-04-38-45_p1030854_nong-han-kumphawapi-lake.jpg  A bright pool of open water reflects the surrounding vegetation,

A bright pool of open water Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

A bright pool of open water reflects the surrounding vegetation,


2011-01-19-04-38-56_p1030855_nong-han-kumphawapi-lake.jpg  Buffalo swim out to these pastures each day to graze the fresh grass.Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

Buffalo grazing the seasonal pastures within the Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

Buffalo swim out to these pastures each day to graze the fresh grass. Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake


2011-01-19-04-50-20_p1030856_nong-han-kumphawapi-lake.jpg  These are the traditional fishing boats, poled through narrow channels in the reeds and used to check the numerous fish traps.Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

Narrow wooden boats are the traditional fishing craft on the Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

These are the traditional fishing boats, poled through narrow channels in the reeds and used to check the numerous fish traps. Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake


2011-01-19-05-00-39_p1030857_nong-han-kumphawapi-lake.jpg  This young man wearing a red sash poles a narrow wooden boat past a fishing hut.Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

A young man in traditional costume poles a narrow fishing boat . Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

This young man wearing a red sash poles a narrow wooden boat past a fishing hut. Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake


2011-01-19-05-10-53_p1030858_nong-han-kumphawapi-lake.jpg  Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake

Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake